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I Answered 18 Of Your Questions About Bayonetta 1 & 2 On Switch

This is not a review of Bayonetta. Oh no, my friend. This is something else entirely. Bayonetta—and its sequel Bayonetta 2—are action video game masterpieces that are out on Friday for the Nintendo Switch. I’ve been playing them for a couple of days. I asked you (on Twitter!) to ask me anything about the games.Read […]

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The Donkey Kong Timeline Is Truly Disturbing

Are you sitting down? I’ve got something to tell you—something that may shock you. Between the events of the various Donkey Kong games, the Kong family was involved in a bitter and vicious war. Among its many casualties, this war may have claimed the life of a classic Kong character, explaining his disappearance from…Read more… […]

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The Key to Buying the Best Battery Pack for Your Gadgets

If you’re living your life away from power outlets than at some point you’ll need to invest in an external battery pack. Only not all batteries are the same. Aside from the various ports you might see on one, such as USB Type-A, micro USB or USB Type-C, it’s also critical to consider the kind […]

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Dragon Quest Builders: The Kotaku Review

Here is how I play Minecraft: Step one: find a tree. Step two: build a house. Step three: walk in one direction for five minutes. Step four: get bored, turn off the game. If only there was something like Minecraft, but with tangible goals. And if only it was also… a JRPG?Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Super Mario Odyssey’s Designers Added Extra Coins Out Of ‘Respect’ For Their Testers

Sometimes when you’re playing Super Mario Odyssey you’ll find a coin in a weird, hard to reach area and think, “how they hell did they think to put this here?” Yoshiyaku Koizumi, one of the producers on the game, recently explained the design process behind these hidden caches of coins.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Switch Joy-Con’s Infrared Sensor Is Cooler Than We Thought

One of the most interesting parts of the Nintendo Switch has gone nearly unused by game developers, including Nintendo, for the first year of the system’s existence. A mind-blowing demonstration yesterday, however, showed that the little sensor on the bottom of the right Joy-Con is more capable than we ever imagined.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Hub Worlds Can Be Games’ Greatest Pleasure

Video game hub worlds are towns and hamlets that the player returns to between gameplay to restock and reflect. In games like Monster Hunter World or Splatoon 2, they offer a sense of security and community that ground the player in the world and make them feel truly at ease.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Celeste: The Kotaku Review

Celeste is pure. Each room offers new challenges, but the solution is always the same: jump. Jumping is remixed in dozens of different, exciting ways. Celeste is the very soul of simplicity, and that’s what makes it such a beautiful game.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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